Oregon Department of Human Services, Self-Sufficiency Programs

Rule Rule 461-135-0071
TANF Time Limit; General Provisions


(1)

Except as provided in OAR 461-135-0073 (TANF Time Limit; Extension Criteria) and 461-135-0075 (TANF Time Limit; Exemptions), a minor parent (see OAR 461-001-0000 (Definitions for Chapter 461)) head of household or needy caretaker relative (see OAR 461-001-0000 (Definitions for Chapter 461)) may not receive a TANF grant in Oregon if the minor parent head of household or needy caretaker relative has received a TANF grant in any state or states in excess of 60 months.

(2)

Each minor parent head of household and needy caretaker relative who qualifies for a TANF grant under OAR 461-135-0073 (TANF Time Limit; Extension Criteria) and 461-135-0075 (TANF Time Limit; Exemptions) must also meet all other TANF eligibility (see OAR 461-001-0000 (Definitions for Chapter 461)) requirements and cooperate with the requirements of his or her case plan (see OAR 461-001-0025 (Definitions of Terms, Components, and Activities; JOBS, Pre-TANF, TANF)), unless good cause (see OAR 461-130-0327 (Good Cause)) exists.

(3)

A minor parent head of household or a needy caretaker relative who reaches the 60-month time limit and does not meet any of the extension criteria in OAR 461-135-0073 (TANF Time Limit; Extension Criteria) or exemption criteria in OAR 461-135-0075 (TANF Time Limit; Exemptions) is removed from the benefit group (see OAR 461-110-0750 (Benefit Group)). The remaining need group (see OAR 461-110-0630 (Need Group)) members may continue to receive TANF benefits.

(4)

If a minor parent head of household or needy caretaker relative is removed from the benefit group under section (3) of this rule, any disqualifications or sanctions that are accrued or have been accrued remain in place.
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